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Tito Mboweni says Lesotho and SA should 'remove the border'

13 January 2020 4:27 PM
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Eyewitness News reporter Nthakoana Ngatane unpacks the finance minister's latest thread of tweets.

In his latest thread of tweets, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Lesotho should open up its border to a federal state with South Africa.

Eyewitness News reporter Nthakoana Ngatane says many people leaving Lesotho into South Africa have also made a similar call over time.

Sort of like an EU-type arrangement where people are able to go into South Africa and look for jobs, without having to produce any kind of documentation apart from their Lesotho identity document.

Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN

In the past, the minister of finance studied in Lesotho. He did not need a passport to go into Lesotho because Lesotho was welcoming to refugees from South Africa. He says he enjoyed that opportunity so, because of that, he has developed quite a fond relationship with Lesotho.

Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN

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13 January 2020 4:27 PM
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